Adrián Villar Rojas

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From the series 'Today We Reboot the Planet', 2013
Bricks, clay (unfired), cement, soil, wood, metal, stain glass, soap, seeds, shoes, breads, plants, potatoes, carrots, grass, wheels, jewels, stones, candle, watercolor, markers, pencils, sea shells, glasses, bones, butterflies, soccer ball, plastic
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Two Suns (I), 2015
Site-specific installation
Dimensions variable
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Two Suns (II), 2015
Site-specific installation
Dimensions variable
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From the series 'Return the World', 2012
Clay, wood, cement, metal
Installation view, Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany, 2012.
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From the series 'The Most Beautiful of All Mothers', 2015
Watercolor on inkjet print
Paper: 8 1/8 x 11 9/16 in. (20.6 x 29.4 cm)
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From the series 'Los Teatros de Saturno', 2015
Set of 5; plaster, pigments, soil
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ADRIÁN VILLAR ROJAS

(b. Rosario, Argentina, 1980)

 

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

The Theater of Disappearance, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

The Theater of Disappearance, Roof Garden Commission, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 

The Theater of Disappearance, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

The Theater of Disappearance, NEON Foundation, Athens, Greece

From the series The Theater of Disappearance, Marian Goodman Gallery, London

 

2015

Two Suns, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York 

Fantasma, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Rinascimento, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy 

 

2014

Lo que el fuego me trajo: a Film by Adrian Villar Rojas, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

En Casa, a collaboration with Enrique Radigales, Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain 

The Evolution of God, The High Line, New York

Los teatros de Saturno (The Theaters of Saturn), Kurimanzutto, Mexico DF, Mexico 

 

2013

The Work of the Ocean, Foundation de 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Brussels, Belgium

Today We Reboot The Planet, Serpentine Gallery, London

Films Before Revolution, Museum Haus Konstructiv, Zurich, Switzerland

 

2012

Before My Birth, Arts Brookfield with The New Museum Triennial : The Ungovernables, World Financial Center Plaza, New York

 

2011

Ahora estaré con mi hijo, el asesino de tu herencia (Now I will be with my son, the murderer of your heritage), ILLUMInations, The 54th International Art Venice Biennial, Italy 

Poems For Earthlings, SAM ART Projects, Musée du Louvre, Paris

La Moral de los Inmortales (The Immortals Morality), Luisa Strina Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2010

My Dead Grandfather, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Un Beso Infinito, Casa Riegner Gallery, Bogota, Columbia

 

2008

Lo que el fuego me trajo (What Fire Has Brought Me), Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

2007

15,000 años nuevos (15,000 New Years), Belleza y Felicidad, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Diario íntimo 3D, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

2006

Estas son las probabilidades de que te pase algo (These are the Probabilities that Something Will Happen to You), El Poste Gallery, Ricardo Rojas Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

12th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea

 

2017

Like A Moth To A Flame, Officine Grandi Riparazionoand Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, both Turin, Italy 

Pompei@Madre. Materia Archeologica, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy

From the Series The Theater of Disappearance, Jerusalem Live, The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine 

From the Series Return the World, Unfinished Conversations: New Work from the Collection, The Museusm of Modern Art, New York

Two Suns II, Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, The Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, US

Untitled (From the Series Rinascimento), The Ungestalt, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Song During the War, Mondialité, Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

Monuments, Anti-Monuments and New Public Sculpture, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Mexico

Unfinished Conversations:New Work from the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

2016

Unknown Soldier, The 6th Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech, Morocco

From the series Brick Farm, 5th Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, South Korea

From the series The Most Beautiful of All Mothers, ANIMALITY, Marian Goodman Gallery, London

Miracle Marathon, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Los teatros de Saturno I, from the series Fantasma (Ghost), Towards A Larger World, Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, Switzerland

 

2015

The Most Beautiful of All Mothers, The 14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Motherland, Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

From the series Brick Farm, Twelfth Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba 

Planetarium, Sharjah Biennial 12: the past, the present, the possible, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 

Untitled I, from the series Today We Reboot the Planet, Une Histoire. Art, architecture et design. Des années 1980 à nos jours, Centre Pompidou,  Paris

 

2014

From the series Return the World, A Thousand Doors, The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece 

Where the Slaves Live, Foundation Louis Vuitton (LVMH), Paris

El momento más hermoso de la guerra (The Most Beautiful Moment of War), The Real DMZ Project, Artsonje Center and other locations, Seoul, South Korea

From the series Brick Farm, Rockaway!, Fort Tilden and Rockaway Beach, New York

 

2013

Lo que el fuego me trajo (What Fire Brought to Me), The Insides are on the Outside, Casa de Vidro and SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

From the series The Work of the Ocean, 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

La Inocencia de los animales (The Innocence of Animals), EXPO 1, MoMA PS1, New York

 

2012

The Tiger and The Family House , IX Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China 

Una persona me amó (A Person Loved Me), The New Museum Triennial: The Ungovernables, New Museum, New York 

Return the World, dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany and Kabul, Afghanistan 

 

2011

La tecnología del silencio (The Technology of Silence), Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), Istanbul, Turkey

Songs During the war, Ars Apocalipsis – Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Kreis Gütersloh e.V., Gütersloh, Germany